french polynesia

French Polynesia Yacht Charters

Luxury Yacht Charter in French Polynesia

“French Polynesia is among my absolute favorite locations worldwide.  Enchanting… and unforgettable.” – Michael Sawyer

There are 2 major areas, each quite different:


1.  The Society Islands

Steep mountainous islands rise directly out of the ocean, and a fringing reef surrounding the islands create flat calm lagoons!


2.  The Tuamotus

Idyllic atolls… and some of the world’s best scuba diving!


Climate:
Late April through November is generally considered to be the best season, as the trade winds are blowing then.  They are usually moderate (10-15 knots) from the NE.

July can sometimes get stronger trade winds (15-20 knots). You may see references to July & August as “peak season” but that is only due to peak tourist volume.

That said, I had a wonderful trip in March, and people travel here year round.

We might recommend avoiding February due to rain.


Getting Here:

You fly in and out via Papeete on the island of Tahiti.  Scheduled flights depart Los Angeles at approx. midnight, and depart Papeete to return at approx. midnight, so French Polynesia can can be just “2 sleeps away”!

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